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keeponbleeding

  • 3 years ago

Find the zeros of the polynomial function and state the multiplicity of each. f(x) = 5(x + 8)2(x - 8)3

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  1. keeponbleeding
    • 3 years ago
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    f(x) = 5(x + 8)^2(x - 8)^3 I mean. :)

  2. keeponbleeding
    • 3 years ago
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    well i figured out the zeros...how do I find the multiplicity?

  3. tkhunny
    • 3 years ago
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    Eyeball Problem x = -8 Twice x = +8 Thrice Stare at it until you see it.

  4. tkhunny
    • 3 years ago
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    It's in the exponent.

  5. keeponbleeding
    • 3 years ago
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    -8 mutiplicity 2 +8 multiplicity 3?!

  6. tkhunny
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    Did youlook at the exponents? (x-8)^3 -- That's x = 8 three times.

  7. keeponbleeding
    • 3 years ago
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    thx :)

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